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women of distinction

women of distinction

Women of Distinction is our way of highlighting outstanding women and girls who have made a difference in their communities.  These individuals are nominated by their peers and we celebrate their accomplishments during an awards luncheon.  Join Girl Scouts—Dakota Horizons on May 14th for the 20th Annual Women of Distinction event honoring women in your community who inspire girls to lead. Extended deadline for 2014 nominations is March 27, 2014

Plated Luncheon
TBA
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn
Rapid City, SD

Tickets: Advance Tickets Only.
$30 Individual
$200Table of 8 ($40 savings)

call 1-800-666-2141
email rrasmussen@gsdakotahorizons.org
visit Girl Scouts—Dakota Horizons
1202 E Francis Street
Rapid City, SD 57701

 

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Keynote Speaker: 
Linda Rabe, CCE, IOM
President & CEO Rapid City Chamber of Commerce
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2014 Women of Distinction Award Recipients

Deborah Warr Woman of Distinction – Education Professional
Dr. Deborah Warr, EdD
Principal
Knollwood Heights Rapid City Area School District
 HU_Professional Photo Woman of Distinction – Executive Professional
Dr. Helen Usera
Vice President of Development
Black Hills Works Foundation
Karen Pearson Woman of Distinction – Health and Human Service Professional
Karen Pearson, BS MS
Retired Public Health Professional
Basham_Roxann-2 Woman of Distinction –  Corporate Professional
Roxann Basham
Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Black Hills Corporation
SHOE, SUSAN Distinctive Woman of Service
CSM Susan A. Shoe
Army State Command Sergeant Major
South Dakota Army National Guard
LTC Renel Hall-Beck 2012 Official Photo Distinctive Woman of Service
LTC Renel Hall-Beck
Contract Management Branch Chief
South Dakota Army National Guard
Distinctive Woman of Service
MSG Mary Mallow
Resilience Program Coordinator
South Dakota Army National Guard
no photo available Juliette Gordon Low
Shelby Dahl
Girl Scouts–Dakota Horizons’ Leader and Volunteer
Caitlin Ausmann Tomorrow’s Leader
Caitlin Ausmann
2013 Girl Scout Silver Award recipient
2014 Girl Scouts’ National Delegate
Miller Headshot 2 Tomorrow’s Leader
Jessica Miller
2014 Girl Scout Gold Award recipient
 shelby 11th Gr Pic Tomorrow’s Leader
Shelby Stotz
2014 Girl Scout Gold Award recipient
2014 Girl Scouts’ National Delegate
IMG_8459 Tomorrow’s Leader
Sara Gramberg
2014 Girl Scout Gold Award recipient
Presentation1 Friend of Distinction
Rushmore Media Company

 

Award Descriptions and Nomination Forms Click on one of the links to nominate with the easy, online form or the PDF version

Woman of Distinction Award  This nominee strives to make the world a better place and has made a contribution of time and support to the community. One nominee in each of the following categories will receive this award: Executive Government or Law Professional, Education or Human Services Professional, Corporate Professional, Young Professional Nominate Online Printable PDF
Distinctive Woman of Service Award As a member or employee of the United States Armed Forces, this nominee strives to make the world a better place and has made a contribution of time and support to the community. Up to four nominees will receive this award. Nominate Online Printable PDF
Juliette Gordon Low Legacy Award  This nominee has shown strong, sustained commitment to Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons by partnering with Girl Scouts for the betterment of the organization.Up to four nominees will receive this award. Nominate Online Printable PDF
Tomorrow’s Leader Award  As a registered Girl Scout, this nominee has potential for extraordinary leadership and service and has completed her Girl Scout Gold Award or Silver Award by February 1, 2014 or is a council delegate at the 2014 Annual Meeting. Up to four nominees will receive this award. Nominate Online Printable PDF
Friend of Distinction Award  This nominee is a business or organization that has joined in partnership with Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons to advance the mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  One nominee will receive this award. Nominate Online Printable PDF

 

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